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Opening of 29 new drop boxes pan-india for applying for visa to Italy

Date:

01/22/2019


Opening of 29 new drop boxes pan-india for applying for  visa to Italy

In order to facilitate the collection of Visa applications from locations far from the VFS Centers, the Consulate General of Italy in Kolkata is pleased to inform that, starting from today, Visa applicants for Italy can submit their applications at one of the new 29 VFS drop boxes located throughout India.
VFS drop boxes are for applicants who are not required to provide biometric data only. This category of applicants comprises:
- Long-term visa applicants (D Visa);
- Children under 12;
- Applicants already holders of Schengen visa issued in the last 59 months (provided that Visa was issued after 28 February 2016).
The following list includes the 29 locations where to apply for a Visa through the drop boxes and their starting operations dates.
CITIES GO LIVE DATE
North India 21.01.2019
Amritsar, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Srinagar, Dehradun, Agra, Shimla, Bhopal

West and South India 28.01.2019
Nasik, Nagpur, Indore, Surat, Coimbatore, Vijaywada,Trivandrum, Vishakhapatnam, Mangalore

East India 21.01.2019
Bhubaneshwar , Guwahati, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Patna, Itanagar, Ranchi, Imphal, Kohima, Agartala.

TO KNOW BEFORE SUBMITTING THE VISA APPLICATION AT A VFS DROPBOX
Before heading to a VFS drop box, applicants must call the telephone number 022-67866004.
VFS drop boxes are operational every day, from 9.00am to 3.00pm.
For more information, see the following page.


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